Day: September 9, 2010

Milton development plans unveiled

After years of wrangling, plans for Brisbane’s first transit orientated development next to Milton station have been unveiled. Backed by private enterprise and with government support, the high-rise launch coincides with a new poll showing an all time low approval

War vets want Aussie troops out of Afghanistan

A defiant group of Australian war veterans staged a protest outside Enoggera Barracks over the country’s military role in Afghanistan. The demonstration was organised by Stand Fast- the national association of war veterans opposing Australia’s ongoing involvement. Benjamin Leming reports.

Youngsters show spirit in games

An estimated 800 competitors gathered at Griffith University to compete in the annual invitational athletics championships for children with a disability. It was the biggest turn out in the event’s history and even Premier Anna Bligh was there to lend

Cop killed in drug raid

New South Wales police are in mourning after an officer was killed in the line of duty. The 26-year-old was executing a search warrant for drugs at a unit in Bankstown early last night when he was shot in the

MPs back to business

Freshly elected MPs flocked to Canberra as both sides held their first party room meetings. After just a day back it looks like they’ve managed to stir up a fresh wave of controversy. Natalie Sprott reports.

Russians wow crowds with Nutcracker

The Russian Imperial Ballet is back in Australia wowing crowds with The Nutcracker. Following sell out performances of Swan Lake last year the company will be performing at QUT’s Gardens Theatre this weekend. Elly Bradfield reports.

Titans train for Warrior clash

The Gold Coast Titans trained strongly in their last hit out before tomorrow night’s hotly anticipated clash with the Warriors. Good news for coach John Cartwright, seven of the club’s eight injured stars took to the field. Alex Fynes-Clinton reports.